Guide to the Harlan Fiske Stone Letter, Aug. 16, 1943
Collection number: MS 70
About Harlan Fiske Stone (1872-1946)
Harlan Fiske Stone, lawyer, professor, Attorney General of the United States, and Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, was born in Chesterfield, NH in 1872. He was admitted to the bar in 1898, taught law at Columbia University, and later served as Dean of the University’s School of Law from 1910 to 1923. President Calvin Coolidge appointed Stone Attorney General of the United States in 1924 and then made him an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court in 1925. Stone became Chief Justice of the Supreme Court in 1941 and held the position until his death in 1946.
About the Harlan Fiske Stone Letter (1943)
Four page letter written by Harlan Fiske Stone to Judge Groner. Stone describes his vacation in Franconia, N.H. and compares it with an earlier vacation spent in Colorado Springs, CO.
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Harlan Fiske Stone Letter, Aug. 16, 1943, MS 70, Milne Special
Collections and Archives, University of New Hampshire Library, Durham, NH, USA.
Purchased: Paul Richards, Aug. 14, 1978 (Accession number: 788)